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. the president will attend a service on sunday evening, mourning the victims of friday's school shooting. several people have been injured in a series of explosions in kenya. the blast occurred in the capital, nairobi. the area has suffered a number of attacks in recent months. the japanese prime minister has stepped down after conceding defeat in parliamentary elections. the opposition party is said to have one more seats in the lower house. opposition groups in egypt are calling for the results of saturday's referendum to be thrown out under the claim of fraud. early tallies show that the majority of voters backed the new constitution, but only by a slim margin. we have the report from cairo. >> this is where the road to referendum began. two years after revolution, there are still protesters here who believe that the journey to democracy is far from complete. this is a depressing sunday reading for those who voted no to the draft constitution. >> we said no to the manner in which they choose to government egypt. but this should never be the way for the country to be ruled. the right way is for
ordnance is the danger of war. we have the story. >> a small village in eastern afghanistan mourns the loss of its children. on monday the bodies of 11 girls, aged between 9 and 11 years old, were laid to rest. >> translator: the girls were trying to collect firewood outside the village when they became victims of a land mine explosion. >> the explosion apparently happened while the girls were gathering firewood. one accidentally struck an explosive device with an ax. an estimated 10 million land mines have been buried across afghanistan since the soviet invasion of 1979 and during the civil war that followed. they worked tirelessly to remove unexploded ordnance. their efforts were recognized in 1997 when the international campaign to ban land mines received the nobel peace prize. the campaign says land mines remain a major threat to civilians. over the past two years they have claimed or maimed on average 50 people a month. unexploded bombs have a similar danger. they claim the lives of impov riched people including many children that try to sell them as scrap metal. the international camp
. >> this woman is mourning the loss of her daughter. six weeks after being gang raped in her village in india, the 17-year-old girl succumbed to her despair and took her own life. her suicide note lists the names of the four perpetrators. for weeks, local police would not register the case. instead, they tried to force a settlement between the rapists and the girl's family. >> for almost 14 days, no action was taken in this case. no case was registered. neither was any arrests made. attempts were also made to hush up the case by arriving at a compromise. it went through two further departments before it reached us, and in the process, nothing happened. >> it is a sad reminder of a society that has turned a blind eye to sexual violence for years. it% of the victims are women. another gang rape, this time of a 23-year-old woman in delhi, has triggered a wave of protests and forced the prime minister to hold an inquiry. he is promising laws to protect women and to crack down on sex crimes. in the meantime, the rapists of the 17-year-old in northern india have finally been arrested. >> will the i
are mourning the death of la diva. to ghana and president john mahama has been declared the winner of friday's election, but the opposition says the poll was fraudulent. it will meet on tuesday to decide the way forward. >> even before the results were announced, projection that john mahama had won the election led to protests on the streets of accra. the main opposition in ghana has accused the governing congress of conspiring with the electoral commission to fix the polls -- a claim rejected by the ndc. security was tight as the results were made official. >> ladies and gentlemen, based on the results herein, i declare john mahama president elect. [applause] >> this election was trouble even before the claims of vote tampering. glitches with the new fingerprinting system meant that friday's poll had to be extended into saturday in some parts of the country. observers said the election passed off largely peacefully. mr. mahama was ghana's vice president until the unexpected death of the president's in -- president in july. he paid tribute to the leader's qualities. now his own time as leade
says they are thankful for the outpouring of support from the city but would now like to mourn their loss in private. >> our family is grieving but want to thank everyone who was reached out to help. we are suffering and sorrow. we have the support of our family, friends, a church during this time. >> the suspect, davis, is charged with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree murder with depraved indifference to human life. detectives say davis claimed han was bothering him and wouldn't leave him alone. 4:28 we will be right back, kron 4 morning news. a live look at the golden gate bridge a lot quieter than the yesterday. with that storm coming through but some areas of fog. if we will be right back. >> welcome back. let us take a live look with janu and the fog. >> good morning, bb we do have some of that drying trend coming up but partly sunny conditions expected. our extended forecast showing that we have a dry days for the next work week. widespread. we will see some breaks of sunshine. double billed come overnight. as well as the south bay valleys 50s for the
was for today's shooting. the town of webster, new york is now mourning. the joy of christmas replaced by pain and grief. >> very difficult... been annulled they are going to have the holidays and the family is not going to have the matter it is devastating. >> devastating. the suspect's home was one of the ones that burned. his sister lived with him.and is unaccounnted for. there is a vigil being held tonight for the fallen firefighters. >> catherine: still ahead at five. six children a/+have been injured in an explosion in texas. details on what they were doing at the time.. and a utility worker was left dangling from a cell- phone tower. how rescuers got him down. gabe slate tech report this gabe slate tech report this greatsofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to
and not the other. >> reporter: fans wrestled with how to support the team and mourn the loss. >> you have fans that want to move forward and honor someone's life but at the same time there was a loss and a loss that he inflicted on himself and his girlfriend. >> reporter: police have not released a motive for the shooting but did say the couple had been arguing in recent days. cbs news spoke with belcher's mother. she had no comment but said quote i have grieving to do. manuel bojorquez cbs news, kansas city, missouri. >> this morning the weather is clearing in the pacific northwest. that's good news after three successive storms drenched the region. the third hit yesterday knocking out power to tens of thousands in northern california but the weather system was fast-moving. and the damage less than expected. >> reporter: high winds uprooted trees in citrus heights, california. and blew over a truck in san francisco. wind and rain pound the northern part of the state for the third time in less than a week. across the region some streets looked more like rivers. and thousands woke up without el
for this to be a day of mourning, we can't understand what these families are going through, but we want to stand near them. president obama will also observe the moment of silence, and governors from at least 28 states have asked all of their residents to do the same. john, we'll bring that moment live on cnn, but the president has shifted to focus additionally on gun control in this country. that debate raging in the wake of this tragedy. the white house releasing a video from the president, just this morning. the president acknowledging that he is a supporter of the second amendment, the right to bear arms, saying that most gun owners are indeed responsible. but also making very clear where he draws the line. >> here is what i think we should do. this week, i called on congress to take up and pass common sense legislation, that has the support of the majority of the american people, including banning the sale of the military saul style weapons and making sure criminals can't take advantage of legal loopholes to get their hands on a gun. >> that debate will rage on. we're expecting to hear from the
mourning. the joy of christmas>> very difficult... sot resident - it's just devastating. the suspect's home was one of the ones that burned. his sister lived with him.and is unaccounnted for. there is a vigil being held tonight for the fallen firefigters. >> it was a snowy weekend in the sierra. some tahoe area ski resorts are reporting near record amounts of snow. live tonight in the east bay with a quick look at traffic and an update on the >> this past saturday, the 680 had to be shut down. however, a different story. let me show you some of these road conditions. this is a caltrans camera along interstate 80 at the donner summit. the road is clear, but look at the piles of fresh snow one the sides of the road here. a couple miles away, same story near the the donner lake exit. now even though the 80 looks good at the moment, caltrans is screening trucks for snow chains eastbound at applegate and westbound in truckee. now let's take a look along highway 50 in south lake tahoe. again lots of fresh new snow, but the roads are clear. maybe a little slick here. now, if you're headed to the m
in newtown, connecticut mourning the victims of the connecticut shooting on friday. last night, president obama and the governor of connecticut were among the speakers at a very emotional vigil. now the people are preparing to bury the victims. two funerals are scheduled today. >>> back here in the bay area, a church is planning an interfaith service tonight to reflect on what happened last week. the service will be at 7:00 tonight at first presbyterian church of burlingame. that's at 1500 easton drive. local religious leaders and public school trustees will be there. they will include prayers, readings and expressions of remembrance and hope. >>> about an hour ago, police in newtown, held this news conference with the latest information about that deadly shooting on friday. they just announced that classes at schools in newtown will resume tomorrow with the exception of sandy hook elementary. mup at 7:37. we'll get -- coming up at 7:37, we'll get a live report from newtown, what the community is about to do to honor two young victims. >>> happening now -- workers and volunteers are getti
's bullet. the nation both celebrated his victory and mourned his death for years. nelson's column, built in trafalgar square, commemorated his sacrifice in stone and bronze. turner painted a highly original re-creation of the decisive moment that claimed lord nelson's life, setting it amid the crushing congestion of towering masts, torn sails and the fog of cannon fire at precariously close quarters. the reviews were good. (reader) "mr. turner... has detailed the death of his hero, while he has suggested the whole of a great naval victory, which we believe has never before been successfully accomplished, if it has been before attempted, in a single picture." (narrator) the napoleonic war ended in 1815 at waterloo. the duke of wellington had called the battle "a damn close run-thing." the fragility of civilization intrigued turner throughout his career. the decline of the carthaginian empire depicts the crushing penalty rome inflicted on the carthaginians. the architecture is elegant but the messy dockside suggests the end of a defeated imperial power. the women of vanquished carthage are
. for the second time in as many weeks the nfl is mourning the loss of one of its players. the dallas cow likewise josh brent will in court this morning. we're hearing from brent for the first time this morning. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: police say that josh brent was speeding down this road when his mercedes crashed, flipped and caught fire. in the passenger seat, his teammate, jeff brown. brent was given and failed field sobriety tests. brown was rushed to a hospital where he died. >> once the officers learned that brown had passed away then mr. price-brent was under arrest for intoxication manslaughter. >> on behalf of josh, a tremendous loss to him. >> reporter: it's not the first time that brent has been charged with drinking and driving. he was arrested in college and sentenced to 60 days behind bars. from his jail cell overnight he released a statement. it's been a tragic week for the nfl. last saturday, kansas city chiefs jovan belcher murdered his girlfriend and then killed himself just hours earlier, police talked to belcher found passed out in his car. >> how are
in just a few minutes, with a nation in mourning, protesters hit the pavement to take on the nra. it 457d again, more cracked rails on metro. the problem looks like it's multiplying. >>> and then at 6:00, a dramatic finish, nasa's plan to crash two of its over spacecraft into the moon >>> the holiday travel rush is on. now southwest airlines has announced a new set of fees. it's going to start charging a no-show fee, if you miss your flight and don't cancel your reservation beforehand. southwest is also hiking the prices for early check-in and oversized bags. southwest hopes the changes will lower the number of empty seats on flights and increase revenue. >>> diet pepsi is making a sweet change. it now contains two artificial sweeteners instead of just one. it's a mix found in many other diet sodas as well. the switch isn't supposed to change the taste, but could help the drink stay fresher longer. >>> coming up next, would you speak up to stop a drunk driver from taking the wheel? the results of our hidden camera experiment. >>> for all your news search nbc washington on facebook and >>>
normal and tried to help her kids, just like all of us would. >>> tonight a community in mourning. emotional family, friends and town residents gather to bury two of the youngest victims in friday's school shooting in newtown, connecticut. >>> growing calls for new gun control laws in washington and around the country. >>> increased security at our local schools today as students and teachers remember and reflect on the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school. >>> good evening i'm jim advance. >> and i'm
voice made her an international star. tonight fans are mourning the death of mexican-american artist genni rivera. the national transportation safety board confirms rivera was killed in a plane crash. she was in a private learjet that disappeared about ten minutes after taking off from monterrey, mexico. the authorities found the wreckage later on the day. no one on board survived. she was at the peak of her career. we'll have much more on her life and music coming up with billie bush of "access hollywood" and nbc latino. >>> we have more information about the murder of a mother shot on a metro butt. police are looking for 27-year-old javon foster, boyfriend of selena brown. police say the bullets grazed her 2-year-old daughter. we're told the baby is recovering in the hospital and expected to be okay. news4's pat collins spoke with the victim's family. >>> today d.c. revealed the possible new color choices for taxi cabs in the city. mayor gray and the taxicab commission want the cabs in d.c. to have the same look. at the convention center, they showed off some of the possible color
, a superstar, dies in a plane crash. now her fans in mourning. we'll have details, straight ahead. >>> a packed two hours for you. new york mayor cory booker will join us. and poet journalist, angela davis will join us as well. gold medal olympic gymnast gabby douglas has written a new book. and judy chu is with us, and the macks join us, and singer adam lambert. monday, december 10th. and "starting point" begins right now. >>> wow, that's an ominous little graphic right there. yes that is because the fiscal cliff is what we're talking about this morning. that's the starting point. president obama and the house speaker speaking face to face for the first time in more than three weeks. the two men who stand between millions of americans and the fiscal cliff sat down, had a conversation. a critical development 22 days away from the cliff, which means severe tax hikes and spending cuts unless the two can find a way to compromise. nobody is saying much. but spokesperson says the lines of communication remain open erskin bowles said this. >> you know, they have started to tango now and any time have
of fans are mourning the death of the mexican-american singer and reality tv star jenni rivera. what a tragic death. >> another sad story. investigators are trying to determine what caused the plane crash that killed jenni rivera and six others in mexico after a weekend concert there. 43-year-old rivera was one of the top stars of the music called bandi. she sold millions of records and once told cnn how she sold cans for scrap metal at the flea market to help make ends meet. she leaves behind five children. >>> former south african president nelson mandela is said to be doing very well. the 94-year-old leader's hospitalized in pretoria for a medical issue the government says is consistent with his age. 19 years ago today, mandela received the nobel peace prize for his human rights contributions in south africa where he spent 27 years in prison as retribution for fighting racial segregation. >>> mcdonald's says sales are up and it's credited a limiting time offering. the credit bacon cheddar sandwich. the cbo, as it's called, is a big factor, according to the fast food chain, which s
, jovanbelcher and as they mourn for their loved ones. >> as a family, no words can express the sorrow that we feel for can kasandra and jovan. we are overwhelmed with both sadness and contusion. >>> the flu season is off to an early start. the strain this year can make people sicker than other types and are your honoring the urging the public to get flu shots. >>> record high temps were broken from the great lakes to texas yesterday. temperatures in chicago even reached 70 degrees. >>> and the barefoot man who received new boots from a new york city cop is not actually homeless. police say that the 54-year-old man has an apartment paid through disability and veterans benefits. >>> we are following this developing news coming to us from iran. officials claiming that the iranian navy forces shot down a u.s. drone over the persian gulf earlier this morning. a spokesman for the u.s. says there are no missing drones. what are you hearing about how all this all happened and the public declaration that they had a u.s. drone. >> reporter: that's right. the iranians are claiming that they captured a d
to you guys. >> all right, gianna. thanks. >>> the music world is mourning the death of jazz pioneer dave brubeck. ♪ [ music ] >> brubeck died yesterday of heart failure on his way to the hospital for a scheduled check- up. he was born 92 years ago today. in concord. his most famous jazz hit was "take 5" from 1959. he learned the piano from his mother and after leading an army band during world warmed 2 he studied at mills college in oakland. >> interesting. ♪ [ music ] >>> the 2013 grammy nominations were announced here on cbs 5 last night during a star- studded special. >> yeah. check that out. that looks like the who right there. call me maybe is up for song of the year and indy pop year fun is nominated in all categories including best new artist record and song of the year. catch of the grammys here on cbs 5 on february 10. >> plenty of news this morning about a silicon valley giant. apple. >> here to talk about it jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. >> they had a tough day yesterday. >> apple's worst day for stock in four years. sell-off for 6% losing $35 billion in ma
, connecticut people are still mourning for the 20 children and six adults who were killed when a gunman burst into their school and opened fire. this round-the-clock vigil is under way in remembrance of the shooting victims. a candle was lit in honor of each of them. volunteers are asked to take half hour shifts to keep the candles burning. the vigil started at midnight and will continue until 11:59 tonight. the tragedy in newtown was followed by an outpouring of support from around the world and from nearby communities. today the entire newtown police department is actually getting christmas day off thanks to the generosity of their fellow officers. police from neighboring towns volunteered to fill in so that newtown officers could spend christmas with their families. joining us on the phone newtown police chief michael kehoe. he has been through quite a lot and your officers have been through quite a lot as well as the community. give us a sense of what this means for them to simply be with their own loved ones, their own kids in this time of recovery and grief. >> you are absolutely correc
in mourning her loss. the patient had remained in extremely critical condition since admission to hospital from the morning of december 27. despite all efforts by a team of eight specialists in the hospital to keep per staple, her condition continued to deteriorate over the past two days. she suffered from severe organ failure suffering serious injuries to her body and brain. she was the victim of a gang rape on a bus in delhi, leading to days of street protests. the government using water cannons to try to keep the situation calm on the streets. there was a distinct sense that people in the know were telling us what had to happen to avoid this kind of thing happening again was not only an examination of having the police do their jobs, but reform of how the authorities to deal with this kind of the incident in delhi. the top line on the story the victim of gang rape in delhi who is being treated at a hospital in singapore has now passed away. >>> a final meeting between president obama and congressional leaders to hammer out a last-minute deal towards the so called -- to avoid the so-call
snapped. now as the city mourns, sportscaster bob costas goes off on gun control. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. an entire town evacuated after a shocking discovery involving explosives. >>> plus, he's on the run. but john mcafee talks to cnn after martin savidge goes on this bizarre adventure to reach him. >>> and joining me live, the ceo of ford, on what he told president obama behind closed doors about the fiscal cliff. n 315 horsepower. what's that in reindeer power? [ laughing ] [ stops laughing ] [ male announcer ] chevy's giving more. this holiday season, trade up to get the 2012 chevy silverado all-star edition for 0% apr financing for 60 months plus $2,000 cash allowance or get a total value of $9,000. anne's tablet called my phone. anne's tablet was chatting with a tablet in sydney... a desktop in zurich... and a telepresence room in brazil. the secure cloud helped us get some numbers from my assistant's pc in new york. and before i reached the top, the board meeting became a congrats we sold the company party. wait til my wife's phone hears about this. [ cellphone vi
. webster, new york, mourning two firefighters today after they were shot and killed while respond og a fire on christmas eve. mike chaparini has been named firefighter of the year and also a police lieutenant and his partner, tom welcome had joined the department about a year ago and two other volunteer firefighters were wounded in one of them called for help as you can hear in this chaotic 911 recording. the shooter, william spangler was convict of the killing his grandmother decades ago. he was found dead at the scene. >>> nelson mandela spending christmas day in the hospital. the 94-year-old former south african president has been battling a lung infection and also had gallstones removed. the president, said he looks better and the doctors are happy with his progress. >>> in money news, instagram still feeling the sting from user outrage after the photo sharing app changed its terms of service. instagram has been hit with a class-action lawsuit filed in san francisco federal court. the lawsuit was filed on friday despite instagram saying it was modifying parts of the new policy and would
, there will be enormous amounts of mourning, and it will be great loss, but he's been responsible for creating a country stable enough to cope with his loss. and that the younger generation which included people like the granddaughters would carry his torch. so suzanne, i hope i'm sitting on the couch with you again on july 18th for his 95th birthday. >> that would be very nice. i would certainly hope that happens. nadia, thank you very much. i appreciate it. and if you want to see more, tune into cnn's "early start weekend" for nadia's full interview with mandela's granddaughters. that's tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. eastern. >>> and u.s. army general whose temper earned him the name stormin' norman has died. general norman schwarzkopf was one of the most celebrated leaders in the post-vietnam era. he led forces in kuwait after "operation desert storm." the retired general died yesterday in tampa, florida. president obama says the country has lost an american original. he was 78 years old. >>> in the philippines, at least 11 people are dead after a tropical cyclone slammed the central part of the country. the
his mother will be mourned by countless australians whose lives she has touched. her energy and personal commitment made our country a more hopeful place and she'll be missed by many. bill: what a life. martha: 77 direct descendants is remarkable. bill: remember the good times, they are all good times. 16 minutes past the hour. an 8-day strike that brought two of the nation's busiest ports to a grinding halt is over. a tentative deal brokered by l.a.'s mayor means the clerks are set to return to work today. >> we took on these challenges and tonight we are able to reach an agreement. my 10,000 long shore workers in the ports of l.a.-long beach will start moving cargo on these ships. bill: this strike had a huge impact on the national economy. these two ports have a 44% of the nation's sea cargo. it includes cars out of japan and china. john fund, coauthor of the book "who's counting." you want a raise? you want a clerical worker? the money is pretty good. $87,000 a year. $105,000 with a compensation package. one of the top u.s. blue collar jobs. >> the outrageous thing about
of mexican music. people are mourning the loss of jenni rivera. a 43-year-old singer and reality star died in a plane crash over the weekend along with everyone else on board. men who gave rivera her big break reflects on what her music meant to her fans. >> in mexico, she represents a lot of ladies that, they cannot talk loud. they cannot say their feelings, so the public feel represented by jenni rivera, but the letters, the lyrics of the songs. >> our senior latin american affairs editor, rafael romo, is here and rafael, tell us more about what her music meant to her fans and this was an extraordinary person. >> she had a very powerful voice, first of all, and i think her fans will remember her for empowering women. as our guest was saying just a few moments ago, but i think people will remember her for her ability to connect. she was as popular with mexican americans here in the united states, just as popular as she was in mexico. they called her dina and for anyone who called her on stage, it was easy to see why. she sang heart wrenching ballads that spoke to the common woman, especia
, minnesota. >>> now a tragedy in the world of latin music. fans are mourning one of their greatest stars who was on the verge of crossing over to a wider audience. singer jenni rivera's plane crashed in northern mexico sunday morning. all seven people on board were killed. bill whitaker is in linwood, california, where rivera's fans held a vigil last night. bill, good morning. >> reporter: if you don't know the name of mexican-american singer jenni rivera, chances are you soon would have. she had just signed with a major talent agency here in the states and was tapped to star in her own sitcom. behind it all was a voice that mixed power, drama, and grace beautifully. ♪ to her fans, 23-year-old jenni rivera was more than a singer, she was known as la braun senora, the grande dame of music. >> jenni rivera was bold and brash. she was a very commanding woman with a commanding voice. >> reporter: that voice was silenced early sunday morning soon after this concert in monterrey, mexico, rivera and six others boarded a small plane. this photo is thought to be the final image we have of the singe
pacific. you look like you're in mourning here, but it sounds like the bank of japan has delivered pretty much what the market was looking for the. >> yes. it was delivered in order to be seen as losing independence after the campaign, very aggressive campaign from the ldp party on the bank of japan independence. actually, what -- the only policy they didn't really try, according to ldp, was being extremely aggressive, not as -- or much more aggressive than what they've been in the past on the monetary side. not that sure as far as i'm concerned if this is the right approach. so giving more money to the system and washing out the system with more money. but this is what has been decided and probably it's good if you look at the perspective of japanese economy in the next two quarters. >> luca, before we get into those prospects, i want to circle back to those policies. sure cow wa's policy is up sometime next year. and after a political campaign that saw so much receipt rif about central bank policy, what kind of policy is he trying to see here? does he want to be the guy who takes the to
christmas morning in a suburb outside of rochester, new york. friends, family and neighbors are mourning the volunteer firefighters who were fatally shot as they responded to a fire call. the shooter identified as a 62-year-old ex-con killed himself. seven homes burned down. the gunman's sister is among those still unaccounted for. >>> now we turn to syria, where christians are praying for peace in their war-torn country on this christmas day. because of security reasons, churches hosted christmas eve services at 5:00 last night, not at midnight. the state department has condemned in the strongest terms the recent wave of bombings that have targeted civilians launched by the assad regime. >>> pope benedict xvi called for prayers for syrians and others in the middle east living in conflict. his christmas message opened with a traditional latin wish for peace, especially to those who live and suffer in places where christ lived. the pope expressed hope that people caught up in the high tech world find room in their hearts for god. >>> thousands of christian pilgrims celebrated mass in beth
, that has defended our freedom and seen this great nation through our crisis. barbara and i mourn the loss of a true american patriot and one of the great military leaders of his generation. general schwarzkopf died after a battle with pneumonia. he was 78 years old. >>> and meantime, a top aide for president bush, says her boss won't be leaving the hospital anytime soon. he is in intensive care with complications from bronchitis. but she says the 88-year-old mr. bush would advise to put the harps back in the closet. because he's getting excellent treatment. >>> and secretary of state hillary clinton will return to work next week. she hasn't been seen in public since suffering a concussion about two weeks ago after a fainting spell brought on by a stomach bug. >>> and the fiscal cliff in washington isn't the only major threat to the u.s. economy. this morning, time is running out to avoid a strike by 14,000 dockworkers from boston to houston for demanding better pay. 14 ports which handle half of the nation's shipping traffic are threatened. workers could walk off the job this sunday, cost
, barbara and i mourn the loss of a true american patriot. more than that, said, president bush, he was a good and decent man and a dear friends. >> he was that and more. andrea mitchell in washington, thank you. >>> a lot of other news to get to this morning. let's head to the news desk. that's where we find natalie morales. >> good morning, everyone. speaking of the former president george h.w. bush, we have an update on his health. good morning to you, janet. >> reporter: natalie, good morning. an e-mail from former president bush's chief of staff is shedding new light on his condition today. it says in part she's confident he will recover. and she says, is he sick? yes. does he plan on going anywhere soon? no. he has every intention of staying put. he would ask me to tell you to please put the harps back in the closet. she goes on to say that mr. bush will likely be in the hospital for a while due to his age and he can use our prayers. natalie, back to you. >> we are sending them. janet, thank you. >>> for the second time this month, a new york man has been pushed to his death i
, friends and family say they are mourning what can only be described as a huge loss. the plane's wreckage was scattered along rugged terrain. among clothes and debris, rescuers discovered jenni rivera's driver's license. there were no reports of survivors. >> bigger than life. that's who jenni was. >> reporter: sold more than 20 million records, multigrammy nominee. known for her style of mexican music, rivera's career was groundbreaking. just last year, selling out staples center in los angeles, the first latin star to do so. >> i could compare her to katy perry, she was a big star. >> reporter: her private leer jet departed monterey at 3:15 am, headed to teluca international airport, the plane fell off radar. just before rivera's fateful flight, this photo inside the jet was posted on facebook. her brother. >> there's nothing we can do. it's life. we're going to go through this. >> i love jenni. >> reporter: reality tv star with her film debut set for next month, she was a mother of five who recently had filed for divorce. born in long beach, california, to immigrant parents. for more t
in mourning the victims of that horrible tragedy in connecticut. he has appointed vice president joe biden to lead a commission, the vice president's recommendations come forward we will take into consideration but at this point i think our hearts and souls should be thinking about those victims in this horrible tragedy. >> a vote on the house floor -- >> we will look at vice president biden's recommendation then taken under advisement. >> your own description of their offer and you often 1:1 balance, only $450 billion apart, the president has said senate democrats say you are close, why can't you split the difference and get a deal done? >> the real issue is we all know is spending. you go for through all of these discussions i don't think the white house has gotten serious about the big spending problem our country faces. when we were down at the white house just days after the election, tim geithner in that meeting outlined the minimum credible plan that had to happen. the minimum credible plan. the minimum credible plan somewhere around where the president and myself are. i suggested a
the patrol car but the officer was not hurt. >> hundreds mourn the late boxer in the east harlem church where he attended services as a child. he was taken off life support last week after being shot while sitting in a parked car. he was a former world champion boxer who won bouts against sugar ray leonard and others. . >> the president faces mounting pressure to make a decision on whether to approve the keystone pipeline. some say they are stronglyo opposed to the plan. support appears to be building on capitol hill and a group of senators has urged the president to approve it quickly. supporters say it would create jobs and reduce the demand for oil from the middle east. >> the president delivers his weekly address from a toy factory in pennsylvania while workers kept up with the christmas rush the president discussed the so-called fiscal cliff. >> if congress does nothing, every family will see their income tax automatic go up at the beginning of next year. a typical middle class family of four will see their income taxes rise by $2,200. >> they urged him to pass a law to bring d
border are mourning the death of singer jenni rivera, crews are combing through the wreckage trying to figure out what caused it go down and crash in northern mexico. investigators say they have found human remains at the crash site but her family continues to hold on to a sliver of a hope for a miracle. >> in our eyes, we still have faith that my sister will be okay. we have no confirmation of her body being recovered. dead or alive, i'd like to thank you from the bottom of my heart, all the fans that have supported my family, that have supported our sister. we just ask for a little bit of patience and understanding of you guys. our family's going through a very difficult time. we are strong and we will continue to stay strong and we thank god for the live that he has given my daughter -- i mean my sister, for all of the triumphs and suck is hes that she has had and we expect there to be more in the future. >> we're told her family will be going to mexico. police say collecting evidence at the scene could take up to ten days. >>> and the australian radio station behind that prank c
at it." >> do you work all the time? >> i am in mourning person -- morning person. >> i could be on the west coast and i am not at 5:00 a.m. and people on the west coast would say i'm crazy. i will lose the thought so why do wit. i am an early riser. that was something that was instilled in us. >> is 5:00 a.m. kind of typical? >> yes. >> how late did you work? >> i tried to get in at a decent hour. as a pastime, people do not think that we do this but i like to cook. i try to eat healthy. i will do cooking of vegetables and light entrees. something i enjoy is making home cooked pinto beans. when you brought in a household where that is pretty much all you need, but now it is like a luxury. it is what you put in, the kinds of spices. it is healthy for you. >> you ran the labor department. what is the biggest work ethic for women today? >> breaking through the glass ceiling. we have about 57% of diversity in my kitchen cabinet at the dol. that is hard work. the top person is projected that that is something our goal will be. you have to be able to work with individuals that aspi
their eyes. death will be no more. mourning and crying and pain will be no more. for the first things has passed away and the one who was seated on the throne said see, i am making all things new. also he said, write this, for these words are trustworthy and true. then he said to me, it is done. i am the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end to the thirsty, i will give fodder as a gift from the spring of the water of life, those who conquer will inherit these things and i will be their god and they will be my children. the word of the lord. >> expedia god. -- thanks be to god. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> to irene, ken and jennifer, danny's friend and former colleague, it is an extraordinary honor to be with you in this magnificent place to pay tribute to a man who would probably be wondering what all the fuss is about. this tuesday was in many ways a day like any other. the sun rose, and a sunset, the great work of our democracy. i. .. hoe would remain my senator until i left for hawaii in college. i even know -- etch though
for being with us. >> thank you. gregg: merry christmas, you too. heather: navy mourning loss of one of their own. seal team commander, joe price, died of a quote, noncombat related injury. he was 42. a u.s. military official says the death is being investigated as apparent suicide. commander price oversaw two dozen commandos and support staff conducting counterterrorism operations in central afghanistan. gregg: a afghan police woman killed an american advise soar at the kabul police headquarters. no word yet exactly how it happened. it is still unclear whether the victim was u.s. military or civilian advisor. more than 50 international troops have been killed by afghan soldiers or police this year alone. and a number of other insider attacks are still under investigation. heather: no retreat by either side in the growing debate over gun control in the aftermath of the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. the head of the nra, standing by his comments about preventing similar mass curse. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our child
organized coalition, released a statement saying, barbara and i mourn the loss of a true american patriot and one of the great military leaders of his generation. a distinguished member of long gray line hailing from west point, again norman schwarzkopf could have defended our country and seen this great nation through our most trying international crisis. more than that he was a decent man and dear friend. barbara and i send our condolences to has wife brenda and his wonderful family. general h. norman schwarzkopf could have was 78 years old. gregg: those are just a few of the many stories we're following this morning in "america's newsroom.". coming up, former president george h.w. bush himself is in a hospital right now. we've got an update on his health and what his staff is asking from the media today. patti ann: just when you maybe thought it was over, another storm is barreling toward the northeast. meteorologist maria molina is tracking its every move. gregg: we're learning more about the gunman who shot four firefighters on christmas eve, killing two of them right on the scene of
with us on this very important nuse day. the president the nation in mourning with one clear nation. >> we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them we must change. >> gretchen: so we will be live for you in newtown, connecticut with more from the president. >> peter: there is new information on the shooter his mother and what their relationship tells us about a possible motive. >> brian: i little girl played dead to save her own life. her store tore straight ahead. fox and friends starts right now. >> peter: welcome, folks, it is monday morning and fox and friends. the president was at the innerfaith service in connecticut. the governor said that friday was the hardest, toughest day of his presidency. today it continues with two of the little boys laid to rest. >> brian: if you saw the speech, you could see he was having a tough time. even though he's done it four times it is not easier it is getting harder. he sees his kids in those kids as all of us do. >> gretchen: even if you are not a parent you feel the horribleness. this is a trying day with many more t
. we owe it to them to tell the story as best we can. >> people around the country have begun to mourn the kennedy family's apparent latest tragedy today. >> we'll have a look at all the irony and joy as well as the tragedy in the life of john kennedy jr. >> we have breaking news to report for you this morning. it appears that 6-year-old elian gonzalez has been removed -- >> oklahoma city, so much heartache and still hope. >> the people versus o.j. simpson. >> an elected president was impeached for the first time in history -- >> get the latest on hurricane katri katrina. >> overwhelming. >> it is so pitiful. >> it gave you so much hope that this child could touch people in a way that he truly changed their lives as much as they tried to change his. >> in haiti, the devastation is immense. the loss incomprehensible. >> so much of this show has become an extension of who we are. and oftentimes news happens in our hometown, people we know, people that are close to us that affect us. >> the attempted assassination of congresswoman giffords. >> the defining moment -- >> disaster in japan.
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